Presidents of the Association

1915-1916    
John Dewey (Philosophy), Columbia University

1916-1917    
John H. Wigmore (Law), Northwestern University

1917-1918    
Frank Thilly (Philosophy), Cornell University

1918-1919    
J. M. Coulter (Botany), University of Chicago

1919-1920    
A. O. Lovejoy (Philosophy), The Johns Hopkins University

1920-1921    
Edward Capps (Classical Philology), Princeton University      
 
1921                 
Acting President, Vernon L. Kellogg (Zoology), National Research Council

1921-1922    
E. R. A. Seligman (Political Science), Columbia University

1922-1924    
J. V. Denney (English), Ohio State University

1924-1926    
A. O. Leuschner (Astronomy), University of California

1926-1928    
W. T. Semple (Classics), University of Cincinnati

1928-1930    
Henry Crew (Physics), Northwestern University

1930-1932    
W. B. Munro (Government), Harvard University

1932-1934    
Walter Wheeler Cook (Law), The John Hopkins University

1934-1936    
S. A. Mitchell (Astronomy), University of Virginia

1936-1938    
A. J. Carlson (Physiology), University of Chicago

1938-1940    
Mark H. Ingraham (Mathematics), University of Wisconsin

1940-1942    
Frederick S. Deibler (Economics), Northwestern University

1942-1944    
W. T. Laprade (History) Duke University

1944-1946    
Quincy Wright (International Law), University of Chicago

1946-1948    
Edward C. Kirkland (History), Bowdoin College

1948-1950    
Ralph H. Lutz (History) Stanford University

1950-1952    
Richard H. Shryock (History), The Johns Hopkins University

1952-1954    
Fred B. Millett (English Literature) Wesleyan University

1954-1956    
William E. Britton (Law), University of Illinois

1956-1958    
Helen C. White (English), University of Wisconsin

1958-1960    
Bentley Glass (Biology), The Johns Hopkins University

1960-1962    
Ralph F. Fuchs (Law), Indiana University

1962-1964    
Fritz Machlup (Economics), Princeton University

1964-1966    
David Fellman (Political Science), University of Wisconsin

1966-1968    
Clark Byse (Law), Harvard University

1968-1970    
Ralph S. Brown, Jr. (Law), Yale University

1970-1972    
Sanford H. Kadish (Law), University of California, Berkeley

1972-1974    
Walter Adams (Economics), Michigan State University

1974-1976    
William W. Van Alstyne (Law), Duke University

1976-1978    
Peter O. Steiner (Law and Economics), University of Michigan

1978-1980    
Martha Friedman (Library), University of Illinois, Urbana

1980-1981    
Henry T. Yost (Biology), Amherst College

1981-1982    
Robert A. Gorman (Law), University of Pennsylvania

1982-1984    
Victor J. Stone (Law), University of Illinois, Urbana

1984-1986    
Paul H. L. Walter (Chemistry), Skidmore College

1986-1988    
Julius G. Getman (Law), University of Texas at Austin

1988-1990    
Carol Simpson Stern (Performance Studies), Northwestern University

1990-1992    
Barbara Bergmann (Economics), American University

1992-1994    
Linda Ray Pratt (English), University of Nebraska

1994-1998    
James Perley (Biology), College of Wooster

1998-2000    
James Richardson (Judicial Studies), University of Nevada, Reno

2000-2006    
Jane Buck (Psychology), Delaware State University

2006-2012             
Cary Nelson (English), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2012- 
Rudy Fichtenbaum (Economics), Wright State University